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CDC Pleads with Americans to Not Travel for Thanksgiving


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it seems like this should be on the "CDC Newsroom" forum. (No paywall.)

 

C.D.C. Pleads With Americans to Stay Home on Thanksgiving

Even as the White House downplays the coronavirus threat, health officials warned against traditional gatherings with those from outside the immediate household.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/19/health/coronavirus-thanksgiving-cdc.html

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On Thursday, the CDC called on Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving. On Friday and Saturday, the TSA did more than 2 million screenings at airports, the highest two-day total since mid-March.

 

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2 hours ago, simpleton said:

Just read that 5 million have flown for the holiday.

yeah, am sure Scott Atlas's terrible advice didn't help.

Don’t Listen to Scott Atlas: America’s Senior Citizens Don’t Have to Die for Thanksgiving

https://couriernewsroom.com/2020/11/18/scott-atlas-thanksgiving-coronavirus/

 

happy Thanksgiving, though

the vaccine is coming

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2 hours ago, grieker said:

So how many here had more than people who live in your household for Turkey-day?

We didn't, hoping it's possible to hold out for the vaccine with everyone still alive and well.

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5 minutes ago, prettylight said:

We didn't, hoping it's possible to hold out for the vaccine with everyone still alive and well.

Yes, holding out for the DNA altering vaccine is best course.

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30 minutes ago, prettylight said:

The coronavirus vaccine frontrunners are advancing quickly. Here's where they stand.

Positive results from Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca show a vaccine can work, and raise hopes other shots will also be found effective.
 

https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/altering-human-genetics-through-vaccination

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On 11/27/2020 at 9:12 AM, grieker said:

So how many here had more than people who live in your household for Turkey-day?

I should be more stringently accurate and say, for us it's technically two households, but just four people (for all practical purposes, one household, as we go back and forth between the households every day)

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Viral Spread: Americans Paying the Price for Thanksgiving

Across the country, contact tracers and emergency room doctors are hearing repeatedly from new coronavirus patients that they socialized over Thanksgiving with people outside their households.

https://www.snopes.com/ap/2020/12/11/viral-spread-americans-paying-the-price-for-thanksgiving/

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